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The Passage (1979)

During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.

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During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.

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A howling white hell, Nazi hunters -- and a Basque guide who became a giant among men. See more »

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Action | Drama | War

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26 February 1979 (Turkey)  »

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A Passagem  »

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Excellently violent - one to remember - chip chip chop chop
16 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film years ago and am very disappointed to find that it is not available on VHS or DVD. Strange that any film my Malcolm should be unavailable as so much other dross is.

This film is very violent with some humour attached. Not the most cerebral piece of work but neither is 'The Hills Have Eyes' or 'Nightmere on Elm Street' but they are cult movies.

If this was released again, I am sure it would get an appreciable following for those with 'Bad Taste' and 'Brain Damage' - even Peter Jackson started with over the top violence & humour!

Try and get a copy and see for yourself - don't be put off by these other 'critics'.

Mark


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